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drum and three drumsticks
  • North or Central America
  • drum and three drumsticks, late 1800s–1980
  • brass, woood, antler
  • Object Height/Diameter: a 17 x 20.5 cm
    Object Height/Diameter: a 6 11/16 x 8 1/16 in
    Object Length/Diameter: b 30 x 1 cm
    Object Length/Diameter: b 11 3/4 x 3/8 in
    Object Length/Width/Depth: c 16 x 2 x 3 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: c 6 1/4 x 3/4 x 1 1/8 in
    Object Length/Width/Depth: d 16.5 x 2.5 x 2 cm
    Object Length/Width/Depth: d 6 1/2 x 1 x 3/4 in
  • Gift of Ann and Britt Brown, Blackbear Bosin Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.4881.a-d
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The small kettle shaped pot (2007.4881.a) is made of brass with three legs. It is otherwise undecorated.

There are three additional pieces:
A straight, black drumstick with grooves carved near one end (2007.4881.b)
A slightly curved and tapered piece of antler that is light grey in color. (2007.4881.c)
And a short brown wooden stick that is tapered at one end with a knob at the other. (2007.4881.d)